Lancashire issued Amber weather warning: Storm Debi updates.

An Amber wind weather warning has been issued today in Lancashire from 10am to 4pm.

The Met Office has issued the weather warning with Storm Debi expected to bring strong winds and possible significant damage to buildings. 

Mather Lehnert, a Chief Meteorologist with The Met Office said: “Storm Debi has developed rapidly overnight and will bring impacts across parts of the UK today.

Inland winds are expected to see gusts of 60-65 miles-per-hour (mph) winds, while the coast could see winds of 75mph plus. 

A yellow weather warning has been issued for rain across northern parts of England, which comes in effect today at 11:00am to 6:00pm, following the previous amber warning.

Flood warnings have also been issued for the coast at North Morecambe Bay and the coast from Fleetwood to Blackpool. 

Tides will be at their highest today at 10:45am with an expected two hour flooding possibility following this time.

Areas most at risk have been named Fleetwood, Larkholme, Broadwater, Cleveleys, Rossall Beach, Anchorsholme, Blackpool and Revoe. 

There is a greater yellow flood warnings across Northern Ireland, Northern England and parts of Wales.